Curriculum Resources - Videos


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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Reimagining Medical Education Initiative. Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Disease

This comprehensive medical school microbiology, immunology & infectious diseases course was created collaboratively between Stanford, UW, Duke, UCSF, and University of Michigan (made possible by support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation). The course is organized into playlists; each contains a patient-centered story to underscore clinical relevance of basic science concepts. Playlists also include short, content-rich, narrated PowerPoint videos from experts in the field. The videos are to be accompanied by in-class interactive sessions.  Examples of interactive session facilitator guides are posted in select playlist descriptions. 

Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology Series

This course is based on an introductory college level curriculum, with Human Anatomy and Physiology, 9th edition, by Marieb and Hoehn as its main reference text. Skip ahead to videos #44-47 for the Lymphatic System and the Immune System.

Crash Course Biology Series

This course is based on the AP Biology curriculum and also covers some introductory anatomy. Skip ahead to video #32 for ‘Your Immune System. Natural Born Killer’ and #35 for ‘Old & Odd: Archaea, Protists and Bacteria.’

Nature Publishing

Check out this website to view short and informative videos from Nature and other leading science journals in the Nature Research portfolio. See experiments up close, meet our reporters and hear from the scientists behind the research. Video topics are quite diverse and range from ‘Microbes that live with us from cradle to grave’ to ‘Immune cells tackle a human obstacle course’ to ‘Ebola in a war zone.’

Osmosis with Elsevier

Osmosis.org is a leading medical & health education platform with an audience of over 3 million users. The YouTube channel features general consumer health videos to educate the public about important medical concepts. The Osmosis.org learning platform features more in-depth videos for health professionals and students, thousands of practice questions and flashcards, and advanced features like study schedules and collaborative tools.

Hack Dentistry 

Textbooks are huge and vast, with information splayed all over. If you find concepts hard to comprehend and retain the Hack Dentistry visual sketch/whiteboard style video animations were created to help students understand and retain core concepts, which includes immunology and microbiology.